Advent Zadar

Location Zadar
Date 24-11-2023 - 06-01-2024

During this six-week period, Zadar turns from a summer into a winter fairytale with Christmas concerts, workshops, theatre plays and lots and lots of tasty foods.

Dance, ice-skate, laugh and simply enjoy the magical atmosphere. Especially during the New Year’s Eve when the whole town turns into a big party!

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Zadar Christmas Run

Location Zadar
Date 16-12-2023

Zadar Christmas Run 2023 is a sporting event organized as part of the Advent in Zadar.

In its first edition in 2019, it generated enormous interest and 600 runners reported the race. It runs from Puntamika to Advent. For the race, red Christmas caps are prepared for all competitors, as well as commemorative red T-shirts. Part of the funds is donated to the General Hospital in Zadar - children's department.

*photo: Iva Perinčić

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Dugi otok Trail

Location Dugi Otok
Date 16-03-2024 - 16-03-2024

Trail race through the fascinanting sights of  Park of the nature Telašćica in the Zadar archipelago, which begins and ends in Sali, tourist village on the coast of this island.

Join us on the island of great diversity and contrasts, the largest one in the northern Dalmatian island group. Here where the coast is characterized by sharp contrasts such as steep and stunning rocks of Telašćica Nature Park to the quiet lagoons and sandy beaches where you can enjoy in pristine nature and sea. These are the main reasons why the park gained the status of significant Croatian landscape. If you wonder why this trail is significantly different from any other island race where you already ran, and if you are hesitant whether to participate to the race or not, we will convince you that this island jewel is work of nature for outdoor activities.

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Wings for Life World Run

Location Zadar
Date 05-05-2024

Zadar is the only official Wings for Life World Run race whose route extends along the sea from start to finish line.

The Wings for Life World Run is inspirational and inclusive. It encourages both able bodied and wheelchair participants of all fitness and experience levels. The beauty of the Wings For Life World Run is that this is no finish line, the finish line catches you! So it’s all about achieving your own personal best. By signing up you will be joining hundreds of thousands of runners worldwide, running at the same time. 100% of your entry fee goes directly to Wings for Life trust dedicated to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.

Whole world for one goal!

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Days of island Herbs

Location Sali
Date 25-05-2024 - 01-06-2024

Dugi otok is proud of its uniqueness, perfect purity of the sea and air. We cherish and appreciate nature and our visitors are  breathless before the enchanting scenes hidden in the picturesque towns and secluded beaches, in front of the magnificent cliffs and lush vegetation!

It is an ideal opportunity for our visitors to learn about Dugi otok in more detail way and to experience the magic of untouched nature that Dugi otok is so proud of! Creatively designed seven-day program includes something for everyone, whether you're interested in medicinal herbs, culinary experiences, cultural heritage, or just a walk in the nature in the fresh air and good company! Welcome!

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Blue Fish Festival

Location Kali
Date 21-06-2024 - 22-06-2024

Kali on the Island of Ugljan, the most fishing place in Croatia, offers its visitors an interesting gastronomic event in June - the Blue Fish Festival.

The blue fish, which has been caught by local fishermen for centuries, has nourished many generations, and today its value is even more appreciated. It is a healthy and delicious food, loaded with valuable nutrients, so be a part of this great event and try a series of imaginative dishes made by renowned, creative and award-winning chefs. Every fish dish is best accompanied by a drop of good wine, so for the experience to be complete, choose something to your taste, because the Zadar region offers a lot of them, and they are of the highest quality. And the three-day Blue Fish Festival is inevitably accompanied by great entertainment programs so that you can fully feel the magic of the island festival.

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Kali Fishermen Nights - Tunuara

Location Kali
Date 18-07-2024 - 20-07-2024

Have a taste of history! Kali fishermen have become famous around the world by innovating the first tunara – a special fishing net. 

Find out more in a variety of rowing competitions, demonstrations of fishing skills and exhibitions. All accompanied by music and, of course, tasty local fish specialities. Experience this unique fishermen's village under the full moon!

Sali Fiesta

Location Sali
Date 09-08-2024 - 11-08-2024

Are you ready for three days and nights of fun? 

That’s what’s offered by the Sali Festival when the Sali ships sail into the Zadar harbour to the beats of tovar (donkey) music. Following the first night of festivities refresh yourself with delicacies offered at the Fishermen’s Night and prepare for the third day filled with unusual sports competitions such as the spectacular race this festival ends with – the traditional Donkey Race!

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Triathlon Long island

Location Sali
Date 07-09-2024 - 07-09-2024

The most beautiful way to experience some of the scenery in its fullness is by walking or cycling. Dugi Otok offers all adventurers and others the opportunity to truly get to know the beauty of the Island across the entire island.

The hilly landscape of Dugi Otok gives walkers and cyclists’ incredible views of Zadar's maritime zone and the more demanding can enjoy the more difficult routes that intersect Dugi Otok's landscape.

A triathlon is an ideal competition that allows visitors to fully experience the Island. Due to its location, size and variety, the triathlon will allow competitors to pass through all of its diversity: picturesque villages and secluded beaches, with magnificent cliffs and lush vegetation.

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Dugi Otok Moto tour

Location Sali
Date 30-09-2024 - 03-10-2024

The wind in your hair, the feeling of freedom, the scents of wild nature and herbs, the view of Kornati and the sea - all this and much more awaits you on the 3rd Dugi Otok Moto Tour. Get ready to enjoy and rest in a wonderful environment. You will be accompanied by an expert #crobiker guide, accomodation and a Kornati excursion.

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Zadarhalf Triathlon by Falkensteiner Punta Skala

Location Petrčane
Date 05-10-2024 - 05-10-2024

Zadarhalf triathlon takes place in the Falkensteiner resort Punta Skala and Zadar region since 2014. The resort is ideal location for triathlon races and camps – it is surrounded with crystal clear sea for the swim course, Zadar region has fantastic road infrastructure for the bicycle course and running by the sea through the resort and the Dalmatian picturesque village Petrčane is really beautiful.

 It is a middle distance triathlon, that is 1.9 km swim, 90 km bicycle and 21 km running. The race is perfect for active holidays for all generations and the whole event is designed in the way that competitors bring their families and/or friends with them, have some relaxing and fun time together, but also to compete. This is why there are, besides the main event, 2 smaller races – 5k run and aquathlon for children – something to meet everyone’s taste. The event lasts for couple of days and it also includes workshops about proper dietary programs or trainings and there is also the official race triathlon camp where you can test the courses under professional guidance and get feedback and advice how to improve your results just days before the race. 

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5. Granfondo Falkensteiner Borik - Zadar Region

Location Zadar
Date 19-10-2024 - 19-10-2024

The international cycling race Granfondo Falkensteiner Borik – Zadar Region passes through the beautiful area of the historic city of Nin and returns to Northeast Zadar County. 

The races start and finish in the beautiful resort of Falkensteiner Borik. A world class, fun and family friendly cycling challenge for all ages and abilities!Whether you are preparing for an upcoming multi-day bike race or just looking to enjoy a bike ride, you are certain to take away several new tricks and tips by pedaling along the unreal routes of North Dalmatia.

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